How the Scots Invented the Modern World
by Arthur Herman

A great book. I was delighted that he named Frances Hutchison and Henry Home as the fathers of the Scottish Enlightenment. The book has thousands of facts about Scottish achievements. Andrew Hallidie designed the cable car system in San Francisco.

Year Read: 2011

Back to Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
Back to Nonfiction Book Notes
Back to Fiction Book Notes
Back to Book Notes by Author

This page was last updated on October 23, 2011.
This site is maintained by Roy Halliday. If you have any comments or suggestions, please send them to